GEORGE S. MIRICK, M.D.
It is well known that recovery from "idiopathic" aplastic anemia is extremely unusual. Wintrobe1 was able to find only six cases in his review of the literature. We report here a seventh cured case which we feel to be true idiopathic aplastic anemia.
A. T., a 30-year-old, married, white male, sugar refinery worker was admitted to the hospital on April 14, 1937. His presenting complaints were weakness and pallor for three months. The family history was negative. He had measles as a child, influenza in 1919, and a rather acute diarrhea for one week in 1927. He had
MIRICK GS. IDIOPATHIC APLASTIC ANEMIA WITH RECOVERY1. Ann Intern Med. ;14:2307–2309. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-12-2307
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;14(12):2307-2309.
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